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Upton Sinclair, he wrote a book called "The Jungle". The book was about the meat packing industry's in Chicago. What would the city of Chicago's meat industry be like without Upton Sinclair? The book described what the meat industry's were putting in the meat that the people of Chicago ate back in the early 1900's. Upton Sinclair was a muckraker in the 1900's, this period of time (the 1900's). Upton Sinclair and The Jungle made a positive impact on the city of Chicago. Sinclair lobbied for meat packing legislation. In the process "He encouraged and irritated president Roosevelt" (BloodWorth 66). The purpose of "The Jungle" was to "see what America would be like in Ten years. His prognosis (Upton Sinclair) relies on the method of evolution" (Bloodworth 67). Also his purpose was to expose the meat industries. He wanted to make the people feel safe and to get good quality food.

Upton Sinclair said, "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the Stomach" (Blinderman 60). When he said this he was talking about how he exposed the meat industry. Also he made the legislation change. There were some critics on the reasoning Sinclair used in "The Jungle". "His reasoning so false, he is naïve in his disregard of human nature". Also "…his conclusions so perverted that the only effect can be only to disgust many honest sensible folk with the very terms he used so glibly" (Blinderman 103). Sinclair's book "The Jungle" effected the business of Chicago in a good way. "The Jungle" made laws come into effect to make meat packing, and the food safer. Today there is meat grading, the ink used today (that is used for stamping) is harmless, it is made from vegetable dye...